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Furystoke Giant

Reviewed June 20, 2008

Constructed: 2.40
Casual: 2.90
Limited: 3.20

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Furystoke Giant

The main thing holding this back is that it's a Giant, but Giant decks are usually about one or two big creatures in play while this scales better with a large army.  Persist is nice, but you can't really plan it's second coming to take full advantage of the fury it stokes with its CIP ability.  It's also pretty small for a Giant, as well as for any creature that costs 3RR.

Constructed- 2.5
Casual- 2.5
Limited- 3


Friday - Furystoke Giant

I'm waiting for someone to break this guy in a red deck that makes lots of tokens. If you have enough tokens on the board, your opponent is dead if this guy gets his effect off twice, which is not that hard because he has persist. Unfortunately, he costs 5 mana, so he's kind of slow, and therefore probably won't get played very much.

In limited, play this. It only lasts for a turn (or two if they kill this guy), but that turn can win you the game, and if it doesn't, he might be able to pull off his trick again, and you get a 3/3 in the meantime.

Constructed - 2.5
Casual - 3
Limited - 3.5

David Fanany

Player since 1995

Furystoke Giant
This guy goes well with lots of creature tokens, like those from Mogg War Marshal or Siege-Gang Commander (though if you had him, you don't need another creature to shoot at your opponent). When you pull it off, it's spectacular... and when you don't, it's spectacularly bad. In limited play, he's another good way to break creature standoffs and a creature that's hard to kill - a solid if not entirely spectacular play.
Constructed: 2/5
Casual: 3/5
Limited: 3/5

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